• Family

    The Break

    The bank holiday had finally arrived. Tap, tap, tap went my fingers on the steering wheel. Sigh, tut, sigh went my wife, staring at the unmoving cars. Groan, groan, groan went my daughter in the back. The sun glared with its unyielding rays. My son smiled at me as I glanced in the rearview mirror. His cheeks were rosy from the heat and his blonde hair was messed up from sleep. His bright blue eyes reminded me of the sea we were soon going to be diving into. The radio hissed. My wife fiddled with the dial. Been an accident…blocked up… find an alternative route…There was a snapping argument in…

  • Romance

    The Girl I Love

    She had rich auburn hair that shone like stars in the night sky. There was a small cluster of light brown freckles on her nose, and her smile was bright like the moon. She was English. Her voice was soft, and she smelt of sun cream. She had always dreamt of coming to Greece. I wish it wasn’t just a holiday. We had a drink together when I was off duty, and I took her out for Greek cuisine the night after. She was here for one week, and I stole every chance I could to see her. Her blue eyes were full of passion, full of life. When she…